A small spacecraft or the part of a larger one that contains the instruments or crew.
More example sentences
- The first space capsule orbited was the Soviet Sputnik 2.
- This crystal was nicknamed ‘Apollo’ because of its resemblance to a NASA space capsule.
- The Nasa space capsule that crashed in the American desert last month did so because four switches were installed the wrong way round.
Definition of space capsule in:
- The US English dictionary